Portobello Gravy

Do you know what time it is? That’s right. It’s time for another delicious recipe. This time a mushroom and leek gravy made with baby Portobello mushrooms. You can use this gravy on a protein like steak or chicken or if you’re vegan or vegetarian you can use over rice (I ate with Jasmine rice), mashed potatoes, pasta…

Seared Scallops with Asparagus and Spinach Purée

As I am trying to eat more healthy and clean I love coming up with new, easy and delicious recipes! I wanted to cook some scallops because truth be told I have never cooked them before. And after this I probably never will again they were $20 a pound at my grocery store! Yep my exact…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…

Brisk Brunch Ideas: Shakshuka

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning or early afternoon. I decided not to do my usually brunch routine.. Instead I wanted to try my hand at making Shakshuka.  This dish is composed of eggs poached or baked in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions and spices.  This is originally a Middle Eastern…

Chocolate Blueberry Pancakes & Egg Muffins

Weekend is upon us so that means a lot of you will be headed to a fabulous brunch.  However if you don’t have the cash or time to head to a trendy cafe or restaurant try these two super easy recipes for breakfast or brunch.  I love to make a big breakfast for my family…

Before & After: Shrimp Tikka Masala with Zucchini Noodles

I decided to take a traditional Indian dish and simplify it and make a healthier alternative. Usually tikka masala is made with chicken but I just happened to have shrimp and wanted to use that instead. I added just bell peppers, onions and mushrooms. As far as the zucchini noodles most people use some type of…